On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of October 15, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Oct 13, 2017 10:12 AM

Sunday October 15 at 8:00pm - The Durrells in Corfu -  After Louisa meets a handsome fellow Brit named Hugh, her landlady suddenly turns hostile. Louisa's effort to get Greeks to pay for English cooking falls flat. Gerry and Theo trap an otter.
Monday October 16 at 8:00pm - Antiques Roadshow - Highlights include a French Art Deco diamond and platinum ring; a copy of the book The History of Magic with an inscription by Jim Morrison; four Rembrandt and James McNeill Whistler etchings collected by the guest's father around 1940 to 1960.
Tuesday October 17 at 8:00pm - Finding Your Roots - Actors Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy trace their nonconformist ancestors through American conflicts - the Civil War and the American Revolution, all the way back to the Puritan establishment.
Wednesday October 18 at 8:00pm - Frontline -  Inside the brutal battle to defeat ISIS in Mosul. With extraordinary combat footage, the film follows an Iraqi special forces unit that bore the brunt of the fight. Also this hour, a rare look at airstrikes on Yemen by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition.
Thursday October 19 at 8:00pm - Take Me Home Huey - The journey of a Medevac helicopter, shot down in 1969 during a medical rescue in Vietnam, as it is resurrected from a "boneyard" in Arizona and transformed into colorful sculpture by artist Steve Maloney. As the iconic Huey 174 morphs from wounded war bird into vivid sculpture, viewers witness the power of art to heal surviving soldiers and families of the fallen.
Friday October 20 at 9:00pm - Great Performances - Enjoy "She Loves Me," Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's classic 1963 musical of two feuding clerks in a Budapest parfumerie who don't realize they're romantic pen pals. Roundabout's 2016 production stars Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi, Jane Krakowski and Gavin Creel.
Saturday October 21 at 11:00pm - Austin City Limits - Savor an hour with Grammy-winning, multi-platinum Southern country rock act Zac Brown Band. The Atlanta octet performs songs from its latest record "Welcome Home," as well as its greatest hits.

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